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Research Summary

Gambling participation, experience of harm and community views: an overview

Advertising Gambling harm minimisation Gambling Problem gambling Public opinion Australasia

Policy-makers, service providers, researchers and the broader community have raised concerns about the proliferation of wagering advertising in Australia and its impacts on gambling behaviour and risk of harm. To enhance understanding and inform improved policy responses, researchers asked Australian adults about their participation in gambling, attitudes towards wagering advertising, how exposure to advertising influences their behaviour and their views on potential policy responses. This snapshot summaries the key findings of the recent survey.

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Exposure and impact of sports and race betting advertising in Australia https://apo.org.au/node/322037

Gambling participation and experience of harm in Australia https://apo.org.au/node/322039

Community attitudes towards sports and race betting advertising in Australia https://apo.org.au/node/322040

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